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Twentieth-century American drawing: Three avant-garde generationsTwentieth-century American drawing: Three avant-garde generations
by Diane Waldman - Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation , 1976
Displaying variety and conceptual advancement, this catalogue demonstrates the evolution of American artistic expression. The progression of the medium is traced through the work of Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, etc.
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Drawing the Head and HandsDrawing the Head and Hands
by Andrew Loomis - The Viking Press , 1956
The illustrator Andrew Loomis is revered amongst artists - including the painter Norman Rockwell and comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered.
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Drawings of Leonardo da VinciDrawings of Leonardo da Vinci
by Charles Lewis Hind - G. Newnes , 1907
A quick study into the methods and style of Da Vinci's drawings and art. Leonardo found in drawing the most stimulating way of self-expression. The use of pen and crayon came to him as naturally as the monologue to an eager and egoistic talker.
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Learn To Draw PortraitsLearn To Draw Portraits
by Jeremy Lee - Smashwords , 2013
A unique collection of techniques, terminology, and examples for the beginner and advanced graphite artist. Over one hundred illustrations support carefully reviewed explanations of elemental technique. Simulate skin texture with circularism.
(4758 views)

Caricature and Other Comic ArtCaricature and Other Comic Art
by James Parton - Harper & brothers , 1877
In this book there is a greater variety of pictures of a comic and satirical cast than was ever before presented at one view. Many nations, ancient and modern, are represented in it, as well as most of the names identified with art of this nature.
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American DrawingsAmerican Drawings
by Lawrence Alloway - Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation , 1964
The term 'drawing' is applied loosely; it is meant to connote a medium of great immediacy conducive to direct materialization of a concept, rather than implying the elimination of color or an insistence upon other technical restrictions.
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Blackboard SketchingsBlackboard Sketchings
by Frederick Whitney - Milton Bradley Company , 1908
A great book for teachers, Art teachers and others, who want to add a little something extra to the classroom experience. Nicely illustrated with step-by-step instructions on how to draw lesson illustrations on a blackboard.
(3872 views)

The History of the Nineteenth Century in CaricatureThe History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature
by Cooper, Maurice - Dodd, Mead and Company , 1904
While the impulse to satirize public men in picture is probably as old as satiric verse, the political cartoon, as an effective agent in molding public opinion, is essentially a product of modern conditions. Its success depends upon its timeliness.
(3315 views)

Drawing for BeginnersDrawing for Beginners
by Dorothy Furniss - Bridgman Publishers , 1925
We must think with the brush and the pencil; we must think first and then draw round our 'think'. I hope that this book may help you to arrange your thoughts. It is but a helping hand on the broad highway that leads to the great world of art.
(14490 views)

The Art of IllustrationThe Art of Illustration
by Henry Blackburn - W. H. Allen & Co. , 1896
The object of 'The Art of Illustration' is to explain the modern systems of Book and Newspaper Illustration, and especially the methods of drawing for what is commonly called 'process', on which so many artists are now engaged.
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Constructive AnatomyConstructive Anatomy
by George B. Bridgman - Pelham, N.Y. , 1920
Learn how to draw the human figure with the practical and effective method made famous by a leading art instructor. Bridgman simplifies complex anatomy problems into simple structures before exploring the muscle patterns into more complex detail.
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English CaricaturistsEnglish Caricaturists
by Graham Everitt - Swan Sonnenschein & Co. , 1893
An entertaining history of caricature, and consequently of the events, political and social, of the nineteenth century. The book gives an elaborate estimate of the merits of the later caricaturists and a complete account of their lives.
(6878 views)

The Human MachineThe Human Machine
by George B. Bridgman - Bridgman Publishers, Inc. , 1939
One of the leading books for artists in understanding the human anatomy. It emphasizes planes, light and dark and what lies underneath the skin. It isn't a scientific study, and it doesn't go into great detail as to the exact purpose of muscles.
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Line and FormLine and Form
by Walter Crane - G. Bell & Sons, Ltd. , 1900
The substance of the following chapters on Line and Form originally formed a series of lectures delivered to the students of the Manchester Municipal School of Art. There is no pretension to an exhaustive treatment of a subject.
(11801 views)

Pen Drawing: An Illustrated TreatisePen Drawing: An Illustrated Treatise
by Charles Maginnis - Project Gutenberg
If you want to use a pen to draw, this book is very instructional, and the author takes the time to illustrate the ideas, and to elaborate on them in a way that is rarely done in modern writing. The author was a proponent of Gothic architecture.
(10404 views)

The Elements of DrawingThe Elements of Drawing
by John Ruskin - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
This book contains new illustrations and interesting notes and explanations to help students through the process of drawing. This classic retains its relevance some 150 years after its first appearance and should be on every artist's bookshelf.
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The Doré Gallery of Bible IllustrationsThe Doré Gallery of Bible Illustrations
by Gustave Doré - Belford-Clarke Co. , 1891
From the creation of the world to its final redemption, view the Bible as imagined by one of history's most accomplished illustrators. This book of Dore's classic Gallery pictures many of the best-loved stories from the Old and New Testament.
(9365 views)

Chuck Jones: A Flurry of DrawingsChuck Jones: A Flurry of Drawings
by Hugh Kenner - University of California Press , 1994
Chuck Jones was responsible for the classics featuring the likes of Bugs Bunny and the Road Runner, and his mastery of the Warner characters' personalities, along with his sensibilities and sense of visual design, made his cartoons standouts.
(8876 views)

The Practice and Science of DrawingThe Practice and Science of Drawing
by Harold Speed - Seeley, Service & Co. , 1913
Classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by brilliant teacher with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials and much more. 93 plates and diagrams reinforce Speed's clear presentation.
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The art of caricaturingThe art of caricaturing
by Mitchell Smith - F.J. Drake & co , 1941
In this brief and consistent book Mitchell Smith gives lessons that cover all branches of caricaturing. Drawings illustrate all necessary points, and each point is explained in the text. Author included caricatures of many famous men.
(18941 views)

Men Without Guns; The Abbott Collection of Paintings of Army MedicineMen Without Guns; The Abbott Collection of Paintings of Army Medicine
by DeWitt MacKenzie , 1945
Paintings by army artists during WW2, from the home front, Italy, Burma, the air war over Europe, the fighting in France, and the Pacific. Artwork, some realistic, some impressionistic, some drawings, some paintings, all done from life.
(10007 views)